Meet the TRUST

The LEADership TRUST is comprised of influential and motivated community leaders who support LEAD San Diego's vision of creating a network of engaged civic leaders.


LEADership TRUST Roster 2017

Bob Alden (06)
Community Volunteer

Dana Alligood (16)
Senior Vice President & Market Executive, Southern California
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sam Attisha (11)
Senior Vice President, California Region Manager
Cox Communications

Jonathan Bailey (00 & 11)
Chief Relationships Officer

Trevor Blair (07 & 17)
Blair Search Partners LLC

Gordon Boerner (93)
Senior Vice President, Banking Manager
U.S. Bank

Randy Bogle (16)
Executive Director
San Diego Military Advisory Council

Chris Bourassa (14)
President US Construction
Ledcor Construction, Inc.

Jason Bowser (07 & 15)
Managing Director, Regional Manager
Southern California Division
Consumer & Business Banking
Union Bank

Scott Chadwick (15)
Chief Operating Officer
The City of San Diego

Jim Caltrider (16)
President & CEO

Randy Clark (11)
Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion

Steve Cologne (12)
Equity Partner
Higgs Fletcher & Mack

Bill Crawford (14)
President & CEO
Crawford & Company

Dr. Michael Cunningham (15)
National University System

Joel Davis (15)
General Manager

Rob Douglas (16)
President & COO
ResMed, Inc.

James Floros (13)
President & CEO
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

Judy Forrester
Executive Director & CEO
The New Children's Museum

Charles Furman (16)
San Diego Leadership Institute

Bill Geppert (14)
Community Volunteer

Tim Glassett (16)
Chairman of the Board
J3 Bioscience, Inc.

David Hanses (16)
Director of Development
La Jolla Playhouse




Melissa Hayden Cook (15)
President & CEO
Sharp Health Plan

Steve Jennings (16)
Senior Vice President
Rady Children's Hospital & Health Center
Executive Director
Rady Children's Hospital Foundation

Nels Jensen (16)
San Diego Business Journal

Jan Jones (15)
President &CEO
The Elizabeth Hospice

Stath Karras (94)
Executive Director
Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, University of San Diego

Ed Kitrosser (88)
Community Volunteer

Peter MacCracken
Strategic Communications

Barbara Noerenberg (12)
Vice President, Corporate R&D
Qualcomm Inc.

Eric Northbrook (16)
Managing Director
Voit Real Estate Services

Kari Pelters (15)
Director of Finance
Hunter Industries

John Reaves (12)
President & CEO
Milton's Baking Company

Garry Ridge (16)
President & CEO
WD-40 Company

Jerry Sanders
President & CEO
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Lesley Sarkesian (15)
Regional Executive
Vistage International, LLC

Marilyn Sawyer (84)
Civic & Community Volunteer

Susan Taylor (16)
Executive Director, External Affairs
Scripps Health

Stephen B. Williams
Managing Principal

Carisa Wisniewski (11)
Office Managing Partner
Moss Adams

Hank Zapisek (98)
Registered Principal
Cetera Advisor Networks